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Wilted Lettuce with Bacon

Crystal Kanaley

"This is an old recipe passed down from my great-grandma. I remember the whole family getting together on Sunday afternoons and she would always have a feast ready for us. This was always a family favorite."
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25 m servings 117 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat until evenly browned and crispy, about 10 minutes. Add lettuce; cook and stir in the bacon grease until lettuce wilts, 2 to 3 minutes. Mix buttermilk, salt, and pepper into bacon-lettuce mixture; cook and stir until buttermilk sauce thickens, 5 to 10 minutes. Whisk flour into sauce if needed to thicken.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 117 calories; 5.7 g fat; 8 g carbohydrates; 8.5 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 382 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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It was better than I thought it would be! Really like it!

Made this with our first lettuce from the garden. It was not a head of red leaf, but instead a mixture of red and green leaf lettuce. It was better than we both were anticipating. You do have...